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  • 8 August 2017

    What's next for devolution in England?

    Why does it matter that we should have devolution in England? What has happened to English devolution over the past year? These are just two of the questions discussed by Jo Casebourne in this session on 'Devolution in England'.
  • 8 August 2017

    Social cohesion, commitment and trust

    Chaired by Julia Unwin, former Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, panel members included Tom Hook, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Professor Dominic Abrams, University of Kent, and Dr Sander van der Linden, University of Cambridge.
  • 7 August 2017

    New Policy Fellows announced - Michaelmas Term 2017

    CSaP announces the names of the successful Policy Fellows who will start their programmes in autumn 2017.
  • 7 August 2017

    The impacts of machine learning on climate change modelling

    There is an increasing need for environmental data to inform policy decisions. At the same time, technical advances, including in data science, are leading to the prospect of being able to provide information about environmental risks across an increasingly broad spectrum of policy-relevant issues.
  • 1 August 2017

    The legal and ethical implications of using health data

    A CSaP Policy Workshop convened a panel of experts to discuss the implications of advances in data science and genomics.
  • 14 June 2017

    Assessing the role of decision support tools in conservation

    David Rose (Geography, CSaP, UCL STEaPP) and Rebecca Robertson (Zoology) led an inter-disciplinary workshop assessing the role of decision support tools in conservation.
  • 13 June 2017

    Industrial strategy and the role of place

    Last month, CSaP hosted a roundtable discussion to explore the potential of the Cambridge technology cluster in the context of the UK’s Industrial Strategy.
  • 12 June 2017

    How can government make the most of UK universities?

    CSaP Policy Fellows met to discuss how policy makers could make the most of UK universities. We were joined by members of the CSaP Affiliate Network - representatives from the University of Southampton, Sheffield, Bath, and King’s College London.
  • 30 May 2017

    How will the UK manage its rural spaces post-Brexit?

    What might a policy to pay farmers for the delivery of ecosystem services look like? The objective of a British Ecosystem Services Policy would be to deliver the greatest total value of ecosystem services from the land, taking account of both marketed and non-marketed outputs.
  • 10 May 2017

    Has climate change become an existential threat?

    In the final climate seminar of the 2017 series, Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, explains we may be facing an existential threat from climate change.